The Office for Equity and Diversity awards IDEA Grants quarterly in the amount of $1-5K which are designed to support innovative and transformative projects, programming, events, and research that support underrepresented and marginalized students, faculty, staff, and communities. Here is the link to the website if you are interested. http://www.academic.umn.edu/equity/idea_grants.html
This grant might be a great way to support a project generated by our group...
Amy (AJ) Burger Sanchez
From the website...
"A potential IDEA Grants project should have as its outcome:
-creating a positive and inclusive institutional climate, and/or
-addressing student access, development, and success, and/or
-improving faculty and staff diversity, retention, and advancement, and/or
-supporting curricular transformation and pedagogical change"